Salome Kuchukhidze, a PhD student in epidemiology at McGill University, is the winner of the Relève étoile Jacques-Genest award of the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé (FRQS). Her award-winning publication The effects of intimate partner violence on women’s risk of HIV acquisition and engagement in the HIV treatment and care cascade: a pooled analysis of nationally representative surveys in sub-Saharan Africa is published in The Lancet.

Read the full abstract here (in French).

The Relève étoile awards are given by the three Fonds de recherche du Québec to recognize student researchers in training.

To learn more about these awards, click here, then scroll down (in French).